Seven Generations Ahead and the Illinois Farm to School Network are pleased to announce the formation of a new working group, the Illinois Farm to School Coalition. The coalition will engage in critical work to advance farm to school programs throughout Illinois, bringing healthier meals to school children, strengthening local economies and food systems, and […]
It’s Fall, and That Means Apple Crunch S
It’s that time of year again. The air is getting cooler, the trees are just beginning to show patches of red, yellow, and orange, and the apples are crisp and juicy. With the magic of fall also comes the joy of the Illinois Great Apple Crunch! The Great Apple Crunch is a celebration of fresh […]
Internship reveals what’s ‘cool’ about F
To find a summer internship related to sustainability and the environment, Sam Liu, a rising junior at Northwestern University, scoured the internet. Seven Generations Ahead turned up in her search, so she applied, interviewed and got the job. But given the COVID19 pandemic, all of her work had to be done remotely. Fortunately, that came […]
Meet Mary Hosier, new Illinois Farm to S...
The Northern Illinois Farm to School Bootcamp just happened to take place when Mary Hosier, the new Illinois Farm to School Network coordinator, was in her first week on the job. So that timing was perfect. It gave her a chance to see how much the network has grown around the Chicago area. Mary will […]